Sara Lomax-Reese
HealthQuest LiveTuesday , 12PM - 1PM

Sara Lomax-Reese is the president of WURD Radio, LLC, Philadelphia’s only African-American owned talk radio station. She has been the host and producer of HealthQuest Live radio show on WURD since 2002. Prior to her work with WURD, Sara co-founded HealthQuest: Total Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit, the first nationally circulated African-American consumer health magazine in the country. Under her leadership, the magazine successfully grew from a 25,000 quarterly to a bi-monthly publication with a national circulation of over 500,000.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Sara’s writings have been widely published in The Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Essence Magazine, American Visions Magazine and Modern Maturity.

Sara also served as an adjunct professor of communications at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. She has received numerous awards honoring her commitment to the health and well being of the African-American community.

Sara has received the Woman of Substance Award from the National Medical Association, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of African-American physicians; she has been recognized as an outstanding leader in Philadelphia’s health-care community by Blacks Networking for Progress; she was recognized as one of the “100 People to Watch” by Business Philadelphia Magazine; she received the “Tree of Life” award from the Wellness of You; and, HealthQuest Magazine was awarded the Beacon of Light Award from the Congressional Black Caucus for outstanding health coverage.

In 2006, Sara chose to continue her health education, graduating from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. And in 2007 she completed a yoga teacher training program. She has conducted numerous stress management workshops integrating yoga, meditation and holistic nutrition.

With an entrepreneurial spirit and creative vision, Sara remains committed to educating, empowering and enlightening the community around optimal health. She is excited to embrace her new role at WURD, mobilizing all of her experiences, to help build it into a powerful and vital voice for the African-American community.